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Emerging trajectories in art, science, and technology.

226 pages of conversation, research, opinion, analysis. Step into artists' studios and workshops to discover the faces, personalities, and processes behind important work. Learn more!

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20/02/2014 / Arduino, Processing, Sound

Created by Felix Faire and on display at the Royal Academy in London for "Sensing Spaces" Friday Late event tomorrow (21st Feb), Contact is an acoustic research project that turns any hard surface into an interface. The project is part of work in progress ...
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07/05/2013 / Environment, Events, Sound

Sonic Water by Sven Meyer & Kim Pörksen is an installation currently on show in Berlin's Olympus Photography playground. The exhibition explores sound in visual form where visitors can interact with a small container of water positioned inside the speaker. Simultaneously as the sounds ...
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02/04/2013 / Processing

Created by Manuela Donoso and Luisa Pereira, The Harmonic Series is a collection of mechanical devices , software, sculptures and prints that explore the relationship between musical and visual harmony. Inspired by the nineteenth century mathematician Jules Lissajous who invented a ...
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27/03/2013 / Cinder

Created by Fake Love with Blair Neal in collaboration with Red Paper Heart (Zander Brimijoin, Daniel Scheibel), Playground is an immersive installation created for Sonos Studio at SXSW. With five projectors, a kinect and the new Sonos Playbar a 250sf black and white space ...
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01/10/2012 / Featured, Javascript

Italian author and meta-fabelist Italo Calvino arranged a grid of tarot cards as an engine to propel his 1973 novel The Castle of Crossed Destinies. The interwoven lines and columns of this grid were used by a narrator to reconstruct the ...
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21/09/2012 / Objects, Other, Processing

Back in July, Studio NAND with Moritz Stefaner and Drew Hemment created emoto, an online web application that captured and visualised the excitement around the Olympic Games in London. The project moved from real-time (see our post) to ”Archive” data sculpture which is now on display at ...
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20/08/2012 / Processing

Created by Realitat, Microsonic Landscapes is an algorithmic exploration of the music. Each favoured album is converted into a three dimensional representation and "proposes a new spatial and unique journey by transforming sound into matter/space: the hidden into something visible."
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10/08/2012 / Events, Featured, Theory

Visualizations are created to make data more legible. They are intended to give us a neutral portrait, so to speak, of how collections of data relate to each other. In so doing, they make information accessible to us that would ...
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08/08/2012 / Environment, Review

Constructed Land is a multi-format exhibition that meticulously catalogues a two year/65,000 image archive of photographs scraped from the website of a weather station based in Kimmirut, Nunavut (Northern Canada). Mounted at Toronto's InterAccess this past spring, the exhibition is comprised ...
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03/07/2012 / Processing

Created by Moritz Heller, Wordcollider was inspired by visualizations of particle collisions at LHC CERN. The software created in Processing accelerate two phrases against each other on a collision course. The collision splits the words up in their letters - "their elementary ...
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31/05/2012 / Arduino, Objects

Created by James Leng, Point Cloud is an attempt to re-imagine our daily interaction with weather data. Even with the modern scientific and technological developments related to weather and when we can deploy sophisticated monitoring devices to document and observe weather, our ...
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28/05/2012 / Arduino, Processing

Created by Julian Koschwitz, "On Journalism #2 Typewriter" installation writes generative stories about journalist killed worldwide between 1992 and today. The individual stories are typed on a continuos piece of paper,  connected through common fields of coverage, places and published work.
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18/05/2012 / openFrameworks

Installation and media artist François Quévillon was amongst the many practitioners discussing their work at the International Marketplace for Digital Arts presentations during the BIAN two weeks ago in Montreal. Quévillon used his talk to give a brief overview of ...
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24/04/2012 / Featured, Other

Z/Z/Z/ is a project hatched by Daniel Rehn and Sarah Caluag dedicated to "describing the dimension of cultural artifacts that are difficult to explain using natural language". This endeavour deploys a custom visualization workflow to break down footage from film, ...
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16/04/2012 / WebApp

In conceptualizing and exploring the city we rely a range of smaller areas—neighbourhoods, boroughs, wards and districts—in order to make urban space intelligible. While we can readily discuss how neighbourhoods are shaped by physical geography (topography, adjacency to lakes or ...
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11/04/2012 / Objects, Processing

InfObjects by Johannes Tsopanides is a project that uses generative design to visually describe the CO² equivalent, the energy content and price of dishes and their ingredients. Data about the product is parametrically transformed into shapes: the CO² is illustrated by ...
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26/03/2012 / Processing

This project by Manas Karambelkar, Momo Miyazaki and Kenneth A. Robertsen at the CIID explores how much of a language is silent. 'Silenc' is a visualization of an interpretation of silent letters within Danish, English and French languages done by ...
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20/02/2012 / Javascript

Radiator by Sebastian Sadowski is a web-based generative design application that tries to visualise the individual imagination of radio waves. Radio radiation can’t be seen by the human eye and besides the scientific visualisations, there isn’t any visual language for this invisible ...
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27/01/2012 / Objects, Other

Is post social media friendship an emotional investment of diminishing returns? It really depends who you ask. Midwest-based designer Colin Pinegar's recent BFA project Best Friends definitely calls the authenticity of ubiquitous connectivity into question, or at least adds some ...
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29/12/2011 / Processing, Sound

A few months ago, Marc Tiedemann got asked to come up with an animations for the upcoming documentary "DAIKU | 10000 Japaner singen Beethovens Neunte" to be aired 31.12.2011 15:20 on ARTE. They required a main title and graphics within the movie. Friedemann Hottenbacher, the director ...
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09/12/2011 / Cinder, iPad

Solyaris by Beat Raess is an "exploration into organic information design to visualise movies, actors, directors and their relationship". The application for iPad made in Cinder allows you to search the entire Open Movie Database (TMDb) collection for movies, actors or ...
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29/11/2011 / Processing

What is a truly realistic portrait? This question inspired a project about going beyond physical appearances and attempting to render the interior world of a human being, through memories, emotions, relationships and personal story. These are the questions that concern Sergio ...
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27/10/2011 / Javascript, Sound

Baroque.me by Alexander Chen visualizes the first Prelude from Bach’s Cello Suites by drawing notes as strings. Instead of a stream of classical notation on a page, this interactive project highlights the music’s underlying structure and subtle shifts. I created eight strings, as the Prelude’s natural phrasing ...
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20/10/2011 / Cinder

T(ether) is a novel spatially aware display that supports intuitive interaction with volumetric data. Created by  Matthew Blackshaw (@mblackshaw), Dávid Lakatos (@dogichow), Hiroshi Ishii and Ken Perlin, the display acts as a window offering users a perspective view of three- dimensional data through tracking of head position ...
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12/10/2011 / Javascript

Created by D3, digital production company based in Sao Paolo, 'Circle of Trust' shows your asymmetric relationship network at Google Plus. Is there a way to visualize how each person is using and constructing this social environment? The team wanted want to create ...
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27/09/2011 / Quarz Composer, Sound

Created by Émile Sacré, Kulbuto is an installation and an instrument, exploring possibilities of non-uniform compositions by both visualising what is being created and using the visual content as the driving force behind the rhythmic cycles. The formal outcome of Kulbuto is based ...
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22/09/2011 / Other

Created by Matthias Dörfelt, Handwritten Invoice is a response to the mundane task of writing invoices, replaced by computer generated visualisation of moneys owed as well as a handwritten typeface. After I set down and started working on my first invoice design using ...
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02/08/2011 / Theory

[Eric Fischer / Locals and Tourists #45 (GTWA #133): Los Angeles and Pasadena / 2010] A month ago in Minneapolis, nestled amidst the brilliant programming of the inaugural Eyeo Festival, Mark Hansen organized a panel on data visualization and social justice ...
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22/07/2011 / Processing

SMS to Paper Airplanes is a project by Christian Groß realised within a class called „program development“ at the university of applied science in Potsdam. The task was to translate an existing data set into a new audio/visual medium, using Processing. ...
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19/07/2011 / iPad, iPhone, Sound

Biophilia is an iPhone/iPad release of Björk's latest album created in collaboration with Scott Snibbe and her longtime design collaborators M/M (Paris). Comprising a suite of musical pieces and interactive artworks, Biophilia is released as ten in-app download experiences that ...
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